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A lone leaf

Clinging desperately A lone leaf On an autumn branch, Enduring the cold winds that blow The breath of winter, The darkened skies, The bare branches of a skeleton tree. One more push and it will fall, Swoop down in all glory, To paraphrase life's forgotten misfit ideals No matter the tenacity of the leaf, How strong its stem holds, Falling is fate, And rotting is Inevitable Among the others Engraved in stone.

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Date: 4/13/2017 5:25:00 PM
Great poem. "Falling is fate" - indeed. Congrats on your win, Aidan.
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Aidan Dufaux
Date: 4/19/2017 12:14:00 AM
Thank you!
Date: 4/13/2017 1:11:00 PM
This is incredibly well written!! Congrats :)
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Aidan Dufaux
Date: 4/13/2017 2:39:00 PM
Thank you Lukas!!
Date: 4/13/2017 8:18:00 AM
Congratulations on the win, Aidan! Well done! ...Fran
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Aidan Dufaux
Date: 4/13/2017 10:29:00 AM
Thank you!
Date: 4/13/2017 8:10:00 AM
We share thoughts, the power is in the seed not the leaves nor even the blossoms. All else shrivels but the seed endures. A paschal piece indeed, abstract. Congratulations on your placement.
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Aidan Dufaux
Date: 4/13/2017 10:30:00 AM
Thanks you so much!!!